|Emmett Cole letters, 1861-1862 - Cole, Emmett, d. 1862|
Nineteen letters written by Emmett Cole to his sister Celestia, his brother Edgar, and various friends during the course of his military service. The letters contain descriptions of the engagements in which he participated, including the 1861 Port Royal, S.C., expedition; the 1862 siege of Fort Pulaski, Ga.; and the attack on Secessionville, S.C., in 1862. The letters also include description of military life, stories about interactions between Union and Confederate soldiers on picket duty, spec...
Keywords: Cole, Emmett, d. 1862; Cole family; Confederate States of America. Army; United States. Army. Michigan Infantry Regiment, 8th; United States. Army; United States. Army; Port Royal (S.C.) Expedition, 1861; Secessionville, Battle of, Secessionville, S.C., 1862; Soldiers -- United States; Fort Pulaski (Ga.) -- Siege, 1862; Michigan -- History Civil War, 1861-1865; South Carolina -- History Civil War, 1861-1865; United States -- History Civil War, 1861-1865 Campaigns; United States -- History Civil War, 1861-1865 Military life